Inside Google Spreadsheets — Thanks to Sam Davyson, I was able to take a first look at the new Google Spreadsheets. At this time, Google is sending out invites to the first people who signed up for what must be the 15th or so product launch this year. See movie 1 [WMV] …
Mitch Ratcliffe / Rational rants: Spread thin, spread fast
Richard MacManus / Web 2.0 Explorer: Early reviews of Google Spreadsheet
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Google Spreadsheet — so what? — So Google has a spreadsheet app …
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Collaborative Platform? — What's still missing in Google's online OS
Nick / Rough Type:
Google's Office add-on — Google Spreadsheets, released in beta today, is being touted in both the print and online media as a challenger to the ubiquitous Microsoft Excel - part of Google's mythical "Office killer" suite of online applications. The New York Times headline runs "Google Takes Aim at Excel."
Ismael Ghalimi / IT|Redux: What Google Spreadsheets Means
Jim Benson / J. LeRoy's Evolving Web: When is a Spreadsheet not a Spreadsheet — Google is releasing …
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog: GOOGLE: FU, MSFT
Donna Bogatin / Digital Micro-Markets: Google in sync with Microsoft: 'collaboration is a key driver …
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google announces more sleepless nights ahead for MSFT product managers — Ahh, Google announces a spreadsheet service and the bloggers go nuts. — This is a good thing in my book. — Huh? — It's a good thing because of my philosophy. I want better software. Competition brings better software.
Playstation United / AMCP Tech Blog: Google Spreadsheets Launches
Harry McCracken / PC World's Techlog: Google Spreadsheets: Apparently Imminent
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: I don't think it's about features — Scoble on the Google Spreadsheet:
Joe Wilcox / Microsoft Monitor:
GOOGLE MY SPREADSHEET — So, Google is doing a spreadsheet. On the Web. With collaboration. And presumably—if and when released—Google Spreadsheet will be available for free. I predict there will be crisis meetings at Microsoft today. I totally agree with Colleague David Card that …
Discussion: Official Google Blog, Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life and Michael Gartenberg
Jonathan Rochelle / Official Google Blog: It's nice to share
John Markoff / New York Times:
Google Takes Aim at Excel
Google Takes Aim at Excel
Discussion: Larry Borsato, Reuters, Search Engine Watch Blog and Digital Inspiration
Eric Auchard / Reuters: Google tests Web-based spreadsheet to organize data
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Watch Blog: Google Spreadsheets To Launch Shortly
Amit Agarwal / Digital Inspiration: Google Spreadsheets Screenshots
Warning over 'illegal' MP3 site — Britons using bargain music download website allofmp3.com have been warned that they are breaking the law. — Record industry trade association the BPI said consumers were breaking UK copyright law because allofmp3.com was not licensed to sell recordings.
Discussion: Gizmodo, Techdirt, Geek News Central …, Ken McGuire, Neowin.net and MobHappy
Todd / Geek News Central Revealing Technical News …: Subjects of Britain told they are breaking law by using allofmp3.com
Ken McGuire / Creative Imagination: AllOfMP3.com Breaking The Law
Rob Wright / Neowin.net: Britons Warned Over Illegal MP3 Site
Russell Buckley / MobHappy: More Idiotic Promotion — Following yesterday's post …
Thomas Mennecke / Slyck:
AllofMp3.com Breaks Silence — AllofMp3.com. The very name conjures up either great respect or distain. Copyright holders continue to pressure the Russian government to obliterate this music service; while consumers enjoy high quality music at a cut rate price.
Discussion: Bleeding Edge
Candace Lombardi / CNET News.com:
Study: Web is the No. 1 media — Web media is the dominant at-work media and No. 2 in the home, according to a new report from the Online Publishers Association. — The Web also ranked as the No. 1 daytime media. — A research project, conducted by Ball State University's Center for Media Design …
Discussion: TechBlog, JD on EP, Web Publishing Blog, InterMedia and Web Strategy
Steve Bryant / InterMedia: New Study Says Web is #1 Media
Jeremiah Owyang / Web Strategy: Cnet Reports Web is the Number one Media —Stay Flexible Jeremiah
Don Marshall / online-publishers.org:
OPA Press Release
OPA Press Release
Discussion: MiniMediaGuy and Screenwerk
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: OPA: Web a Mass Medium That Complements Traditional Media
Adam Pash / Lifehacker:
Hack Attack: Turn your $60 router into a $600 router — Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into a powerful, highly configurable $600 router. The router has an interesting history …
Discussion: Gizmodo, CyberNet Technology News, 21talks and Boing Boing
Nuno Bastei / 21talks: DIY: Boosting the quality of service of your IP calls
Cory Doctorow / Boing Boing: HOWTO turn a $60 Linksys router into a $600 super-router
Mark Fletcher / Wingedpig.com:
Moving On — Well all, sadly it is time for me to move along from Bloglines. The service is in great hands with Ask and I am confident it will live long and prosper under their watch. — But "why" you cry? According to my ever-present Ask PR twin, "to spend more time with my family."
Discussion: Search Engine Watch Blog, Mashable*, paidContent.org, Niall Kennedy's Weblog and A Feed Is Born
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Watch Blog: Mark Fletcher Leaves Ask.com & Bloglines
Pete Cashmore / Mashable*: Musical Chairs 2.0 — It seems like everyone is either moving on or moving up today.
Niall Kennedy / Niall Kennedy's Weblog: Mark Fletcher leaves Bloglines
Vincent / A Feed Is Born: Mark Fletcher leaves Bloglines
Bruce Stewart / O'Reilly Emerging Telephony:
My 666 Story - Mark of the Babies — I was amused to read this article in the Register recently about the big bucks generated in Qatar for an auction of the mobile phone number 666-6666 (over 2.5 million dollars!), and it seems only fitting that on 6/6/06 I share my own experiences with the prefix of the beast...
Discussion: dailywireless.org and Boing Boing
Mark Frauenfelder / Boing Boing: 666-6666 telephone number gets a lot of calls from babies
Sarah Lacy / Business Week:
Novell's Fight for Respect — Ron Hovsepian explains how his outfit aims to regain investors' confidence and turn the tide against Linux leader Red Hat — In many ways, Novell is a lot like many other midsize software companies. All are struggling to reinvent themselves in a world …
Discussion: Open Sources
Matt Asay / Open Sources: Novell: Better than it appears
Julie Bosman / New York Times:
Online Newspaper Ads Gaining Ground on Print — IN the matchup between the print and online versions of newspapers, signs of the Internet's ascendancy are growing stronger. As Colby Atwood, a newspaper analyst and a vice president at Borrell Associates, put it, "The tail is beginning to wag the dog."
Discussion: Beet.TV, AdJab, First Draft, paidContent.org and Poynter Online
Chris Thilk / AdJab: Online ads getting bigger faster
Jaime Schopflin / Apple:
Apple Introduces the New U2 iPod — CUPERTINO, California—June 6, 2006—Apple® today introduced the new iPod® U2 Special Edition as part of a continued partnership between Apple, U2 and Universal Music Group (UMG). The new U2 iPod is based on the fifth generation 30GB iPod and holds …
Discussion: Infinite Loop, The Unofficial Apple Weblog and MacMinute
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop: Oh no, it's back! New U2 iPod from Apple
Conrad Quilty-Harper / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: The U2 iPod makes a 5th generation encore
Apple - Hot News:
Apple Introduces the New U2 iPod
Apple Introduces the New U2 iPod
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo, The Technology Chronicles, Neowin.net, Ubergizmo and AAPL - Blogging Stocks
Ryan Block / Engadget: The U2 iPod returns (with video)
Alan Saracevic / The Technology Chronicles: Morning Edition — It's a slow Tuesday morning out there folks.
Howard Tsung / AAPL - Blogging Stocks: Apple releases new U2 iPod
Daniel Terdiman / CNET News.com:
'Second Life': Don't worry, we can scale — Last March, Cory Ondrejka, the chief technology officer at "Second Life" publisher Linden Lab, bet a symbolic quarter that his virtual world would within two years have more users than the wildly popular online game "World of Warcraft."
Christopher Grant / Joystiq: Second Life: scalin' on up
Rob Pegoraro / Washington Post:
Why Adobe and Microsoft Hit Delete on PDF Deal — If you want to know why so many computer programs are so bad these days, take a look at the Adobe-Microsoft mess. — These two powerful software developers have gotten into an argument over whether Microsoft can include a new feature …
Discussion: MSFT - Blogging Stocks, Todd Bishop's Microsoft … and Peter O'Kelly's Reality Check
Sarah Gilbert / MSFT - Blogging Stocks: Why does Adobe hate Microsoft so?
Todd Bishop / Todd Bishop's Microsoft Blog …: Adobe and Microsoft, another take
Gizmodo, The Gadget Blog:
Toshiba Trying to Fix its Lame HD DVD Players — Toshiba is trying to solve some of the worst problems with its ultra-lame HD-A1 and HD-XA1 HD DVD players, where the company will soon release a firmware update that reportedly speeds up the minute-long boot time of both of the units.
Discussion: Opposable Thumbs and I4U News
Google Picasa Web Albums Coming? — Picasa is Google's desktop photo management software - something like Yahoo's Flickr, except it's not on the web. However, online photo management is a big pie of "making the world's information accessible"... and consequently, a new product appeared linked …
Discussion: Mathew Ingram, Googling Google and CyberNet Technology News
Mathew Ingram / mathewingram.com/work: Next up — Google takes a run at Flickr
Garett Rogers / Googling Google: Google's answer to Flickr?